In swansong, FDA chief defends drug approval process
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In her final speech after six years as commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Margaret Hamburg defended the agency's drug approval standards against critics seeking weaker regulatory standards.
Liberia's sole remaining known Ebola patient dies
MONROVIA (Reuters) - A woman who was Liberia's sole remaining known Ebola patient died on Friday at a treatment center in the capital, said Francis Ketteh, acting head of the country's Ebola response team.
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In late August, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the launch of the Healthy Young America Video Contest. Today, Secretary Sebelius is announcing HHS’ first winner in the contest, Jason Girouard from Brimfield, Mass. Girouard’s video called "We are not invincible, we are human" took home our early bird prize of $1,500. The early bird submission deadline was September 2. Scholar’s Day at NEOMED April 26, 2014 from 10-2. All HPACs are welcome. To register your HPAC click "Register" at the top of this page.